Friendly Ties: Munter visits Sunehri Mosque

Published: November 27, 2011
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Munter says Pak-US friendship was based on “confidence and love”.

Munter says Pak-US friendship was based on “confidence and love”.

LAHORE: 

US Ambassador Cameron Munter visited the Sunehri Masjid on Saturday, which is being restored with the help of funds donated by the United States.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that Pak-US friendship was based on “confidence and love”. He said that the US planned on continuing to support Pakistan, adding that the US also wanted to help Pakistan get over the energy crisis and improve its education facilities. His wife, Dr Marilyn Wyatt, also accompanied him.

Munter said that he was satisfied with the conservation work of the mosque. Katie Kiser, the cultural affairs officer at US Consulate General in Lahore, said that the US had allocated $67,500 in total for the restoration of the mosque. The project is expected to be completed in August 2012, she said.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 27th, 2011.

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  • omar
    Nov 27, 2011 - 10:56AM

    how much will be they ‘donating’ the shrines of the 26 soldiers shaheed by them the very same day, as a gift of ‘Friendship’ ?

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  • Tehmia
    Nov 27, 2011 - 11:38AM

    ”Confidence and love”.Killing 28 soldiers was their gesture of kindness and Mr.Raymond
    Davis was showering love on Pakistani,Surely this is how they will win hearts and minds of Pakistanis.

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